Episode 532: Project Jupyter Hackathon and HECo Smart Sensors

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Rodney Chong, Chalmer Lowe

First, we hear from Chalmer Lowe from Booz Allen and he’s here to tell us about the Project Jupyter Hackathon. Then, we hear from Rodney Chong, Director of Grid Modernization at Hawaiian Electric who’s here to tell us about smart sensors and the making of a smart city. We also talk about the transfer of the joint pole arrangement from Hawaiian Telcom to Hawaiian Electric to vastly improve pole attachment opportunities.

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Episode 531: Arbor Day Activities and Purple Prize 2019 – Oct 31, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Matt Gonser, Kelsey Amos, Alec Wagner

First, we hear from Matt Gonser from the Office of Climate Change, Sustainability and Resiliency and he’s here to tell us about the Arbor Day Tree giveaway and an online tool to track your progress. Then, we hear from Kelsey Amos and Alec Wagner from Purple Maia Foundation about the next Purple Prize 2019 and the evolution of the program. Applications for the Connection Phase are now open.

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Episode 530: ManaUp Showcase and Behavior Design Lab – Oct 24, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Ruby Menon, Meli James

First, we hear from Meli James about the next Mana Up Showcase happening at T Galleria by DFS Hawaii in Waikiki. Then, we hear from Ruby Menon from JamBios and BJ Fogg from Stanford University about the Behavior Design Lab and Tiny Habits Workshops.

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Episode 529: Hawaiian Language on Duolingo – Oct 17, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Linda Martel, Kehau Abad (by phone)

First, we hear from Linda Martel, here from the Hawaii Institute of GeoPhysics and Planetology. She’s here to tell us about the Lacy Veach Day of Discovery at Punahou School.

Then, Kehau Abad from Kamehameha School joins us by phone to tell us about learning the Hawaiian Language on Duolingo.

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Episode 528 – Cyber Success – Oct 10, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Joni Chun, Jeannie Hioki, Jared Kushi

First, we hear from Jared Kushi, who’s here to tell us about his life science startup called LifeDNA. Then in conjunction with Cyber Security Awareness Month, we hear from Joni Chun and Jeanie Hioki about the Cyber Success Program being held at the Susannah Wesley Community Center.

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Episode 527: eSports Tournament at HPU and ARRL Simulated Emergency Test – Oct 3, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Clem Jung, Cody Down

During this special pledge drive edition, we kick things off with HPU CIO Cody Down, who’s here to tell us about the kick off of a League of Legends eSports tournament at HPU. Then after a short pledge break we talk to Clem Jung about the upcoming ARRL Ham Radio Simulated Emergency Test.

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Episode 526: Hawaii Investment Ready and CSTA Hawaii – Sept 26, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Shane Asselstine, Keoni Lee

During this special Pledge Drive edition, we kick things off with Keoni Lee, who’s here to tell us about Hawaii Investment Ready. Then after a short pledge break we talk Shane Asselstine about the next Computer Science Teachers Association, October meetup and the upcoming CSTA Summit in December.

The Fall Pledge Drive is still going strong and you show your support to your favorite public radio station by calling in a pledge at 808-944-8800 or donate on the HPR website or HPR app.

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Episode 525: Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Sept 19, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Stacey Aldrich, Reynold Hioki, Matt Carnes

First, a quick news item on the Research & Development Tax Credit for Business seminar. Then we hear from Matthew Carnes, who’s here to tell us about an upcoming hackathon called Hack for the Sea. Finally, we hear from Stacey Aldrich (State Librarian) and Reynold Hioki (State Cybersecurity Coordinator) about Cyber Security Awareness Month coming up in October and the workshops at the Libraries.

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Episode 524: eSports in Hawaii – Sept 12, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Sky Kauweloa, Karen Hanada

First, we hear from Karen Hanada, Director of the Maui Food Innovation Center about the Center and the incubator & accelerator program. You can catch Karen at the upcoming All Aloha Incubator & Accelerator Meetup this Friday, Sept. 14th.

Then we hear from Sky Kauweloa about some interesting developments in eSports at UH Manoa. For more information about eSports at UH Manoa check out the Facebook UH eSports Group and the College eSports Research Network.

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Episode 523: Nalukai Student Projects – Sept 5, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, George Donev, Diza Hendrawan

First, we hear from Asma Kazmi from UC Berkeley to tell us about a VR art piece entitled ‘Cranes and Cube‘ on exhibit at UH Manoa Commons Gallery. Then we hear from George Donev and Diza Hendrawan who both recently participated in Nalukai Academy, one as a mentor and the other a participant. Student Corner and Shelfware are the two projects we discuss. For more information about Student Corner please email: social@studentcorner.io

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